According to the Global Innovation Index 2020, Singapore ranks as the eighth most innovative nation in the world, top in Asia, and is home to a broad range of international corporate innovation programs.
In this interview, Suzanne Vos, innovation coach and consultant at ING Labs, shares how the Dutch bank is playing an integral role in helping startups cultivate their ideas into a credible business, building a strong team, and finding the right market fit. She shares what sectors ING Labs are focused on in particular and which startups/scaleups can benefit most from participating in a corporate innovation programme. Suzanne also explains how personal connections are key in the APAC region and how The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands can help.
About ING Labs
ING Labs is an international corporate-startup incubator that focuses on building technology-enabled B2B businesses across various sectors. It seeks to partner with corporates and entrepreneurs that are developing new-age solutions for ING’s clients. ING Labs currently exist in Amsterdam, London and Singapore – focused on different sectors, depending on each ecosystem’s unique strengths.